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Question about Independent Living Services for Individuals under 55 years old on December 17, 2018

Some states provide Independent Living services to individuals who are under 55 years old. If anyone would like to share, We would like find out what types of services that are provided to this demographic and what resource stream does the state use to fund these services?

Question on Funding and the Older Blind Program on November 15, 2018

In my area, Southeastern Washington State, the state has cut back the funding for the independent older blind program which I find disturbing. I have only allowed to work with clients for three visits which is not enough to teach them the new technologies available to them.

Prioritizing Services on November 9, 2018

Greetings and Happy Friday to Everyone, Over the last several years our numbers of seniors served have risen quite a bit. On top of that, our eligibility criteria are very friendly at 20/60. With our increasing numbers we are going to have to come up with some policy guidelines to help us make sure we are getting to those seniors who need the services the most as quickly as possible.

Any suggestions for Live Forum topics? on September 26, 2018

As we prepare for our next Live Forum event on Thursday, November 15, we'd like to hear from you. Are there any topics that you would like to see/read about during a live discussion, or are there any questions you'd like ask of specialists in the field?

OIB Services for Individuals with Dementia on August 9, 2018

The topic for this live discussion is: OIB Services for Individuals with Dementia. Dementia describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person's ability to perform everyday activities.

Advisory Board/Code of Documents/Information on July 13, 2018

I am currently working with the NRTC to develop guidelines for by-laws and a code of ethics for the OIB-TAC advisory board. If any of you have established Advisory Boards and would be willing to share your experience and any pertinent information, I would be most appreciative.

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